35 Results for author: Charlie Steele

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief 13 July 2018

The Club’s biggest ever event, with over 300 attending, was held on 13 July 2018 in Ayr Town Hall. Following a presentation to the Club in 2017 by Dr Kirsty Muirhead from the charity Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief, it was decided to help promote the work of the charity by using the power of the local Rotary clubs ... More

Annual Charity Golf Day Fri 11 May 2018

Our annual golf event will soon be upon us. We are retaining the successful format of a shotgun start at 9.30am followed by drinks, snacks and prize-giving in the Belleisle clubhouse. This creates a good social atmosphere with everything done by 3.30pm The main beneficiary this year is South Ayrshire Dementia Support ... More

In-situ Safari Supper 28 Oct 2017

The International Committee have found a great way of raising funds. Find a suitable location (in this case St Leonard's Church hall, invite a few people along and ask them to bring their own food and drink. So far, so good.... But then ask them to pay for it! And so this magic formula raised over £900 for a water ... More

Carrick Centre, Maybole (CAN Project)

The Community Services committee nominated Carrick Centre, Maybole as their prime charitable project last year. It has been a tremendous success, and would not have been possible without the help form Ayr Rotary Club. Coral McMillan, the manager at the Carrick Centre says: "We have had a brilliant, busy summer with ... More

Order your Christmas Cards Now!

The Rotary Club of Ayr’s ninth annual charity Christmas card is available for purchase. A pack of 10 cards complete with envelopes is only £4.00, with a special offer of 3 packs for £11. We are supporting www.aquabox.org who sends humanitarian aid to communities in desperate need. Contained in each box is nearly 70 ... More

Rotary World Curling Championships 2018

On 1 August 2017, Jim Moretti, Vice President of International Curling Fellowship of Rotarians (ICurFR) and Jack Blackwood gave a short presentation to highlight to our members the forthcoming 2018 World Curling Championship which is to be held in Hamilton, Scotland. East Kilbride Rotary Club are spearheading the organis... More

Message in a Bottle Presentation at OiR

On Tuesday 18th July, Dr Neil Beattie of the Rotary Club of Ayr, Coordinator of Message in a Bottle, South Ayrshire explained the background and workings of Message in a Bottle to 60 members of Ayr’s Opportunity in Retirement at their regular fortnightly meeting in Newton Church Hall.  He showed the audience how to use ... More

Annual Croquet Competition Sun 9 July 2017

Watching heavily laden skies, eager to begin our annual croquet competition, a large group of Ayr Rotarians and friends tucked into the usual high quality Savoy Park Hotel fare complemented by copious bowls of summer (!) salads and tasty desserts which were supplied by members and guests. When there was a break in the ... More

Visit by new DG, Gary Louttit, and Assistant DG, Mike Kimpton 4 July 2017

We were honoured to be the first club in District 1230 to welcome the new District Governor and his assistant to our club. Gary Louttit of Renfrew Rotary Club, and recently elected DG, delivered a thought-provoking and entertaining address to our assembled members. Gary confided to us that he regards District “Gover... More

Paul Williams is Rotarian of the Year!

This year’s Rotarian of the Year award has gone to Paul Williams for his tireless contribution to the both the charitable work and the social side of the club. In particular, the award recognises Paul’s ready acceptance of the challenge to manage the annual Poppy Day Appeal in Ayr and his undoubted success in maintai... More